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Hustle and Grow: Alric Brown on the Art and Business of Film

Alick Brown talks to Jamaican filmmakers about making it in the business

As much as it is an art form, film is also a business and filmmakers. So, Jamaican born filmmaker Alrick Brown, director of the Sundance Award wining film Kinyarwanda, was invited by the Calabash Literary Trust to share insights with members of the Jamaican film industry.

Kinyarwanda: Genocide Light

Kinyarwanda, Written and Directed by Alrick Brown

The 1994 Rwandan genocide, where over 1 million people were brutally slain in just over 100 days is a stark and gritty example of the darkest part of humanity: our ability to kill each other over perceived and often meaningless differences.

Lights! Camera! Calabash!: Calabash 2012 Kicks Off with Award Winning Film

Kinyarwanda

The Calabash International Literary Festival makes its highly anticipated return after a one-year break in 2011.

Missed Aims for Cannes Short Film Corner

Michelle Serieux (photo by Marlon James)

Missed, a short film written and directed by Michelle Serieux of New Caribbean Cinema has been accepted into the Court Métrage, The Short Film Corner, as well as the Marché  du Film (film market) of the Cannes Film Festival, May 16 - 26, 2012.

Cabbie Chronicles Drives On To Prime Time on TVJ

Cabbie Chronicles

The animated series Cabbie Chronicles, which was previously only available on Flow OnDemand is now driving on to free to air television. The show, which has been steadily gaining a following will start showing on TVJ on Friday night at 9:30 pm. 

Marley: Good to the Last Beat

Marley movie poster

Bob Marley is one of the most influential and intriguing figures of the 20th century. So, the making of a documentary about Bob Marley’s life is therefore a highly anticipated event, especially when that premiere takes place in Kingston.

The Hunger Games - Satisfying

Hunger Games Poster

The Hunger Games, based on first of the Suzanne Collins bestselling young adult trilogy of the same name, is an interesting film that adequately marries great characters, a worthwhile plot and good action.

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